|Hour of Charm|
A WW2-era show featuring an all girl orchestra and chorus, playing a variety of songs.
Keywords: Old Time Radio; Music; Hour of Charm
Downloads: 1,702 (1 review)
|The Cases of Eddie Drake - Shoot the works (1949)|
CBS produced "The Cases of Eddie Drake" in 1949. It was subsequently shown on NBC in 1951 (June 4 - August 27) and on DuMont in 1952 (March 6 - May 29). The episode: "Shoot the works" aired on DuMont on April 10, 1952. Cast: Don Haggerty (Eddie Drake), Patricia Morrison (Dr. Karen Gayle)
Keywords: Classic TV; 1940's Television; CBS; Detective; 1949
Downloads: 1,596 (1 review)
|Can You Imagine That - Single Episodes - Old Time Radio Researchers Group|
CAN YOU IMAGINE THAT Can You Imagine That is a show that features strange and surprising stories from newspaper columns from accross the country. The stories are presented as a combination of docudrama sketches combined with vignettes about odd news items and historical oddities. From the Old Time Radio Researchers Group. See "Note" Section below for more information on the OTRR.
Keywords: OTRR; Old Time Radio Researchers Group; Old Time Radio; OTRR Single Episodes; Can You Imagine That; 1940s; 1940; OTRR - 2011-03
Downloads: 12,366 (1 review)
|Let George Do It 1948|
Let George Do It 1948
Downloads: 20,818 (1 review)
|Strategic Services Transmitter Receiver Number 1 - United States. Office of Strategic Services|
Documentary short. Training film for the OSS radio transceiver SSTR-1. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; Spies; Clandestine Radio; United States. -- Office of Strategic Services; World War, 1939-1945; Survival equipment; World War II; Training Film; World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- United States; WWII; SSTR1; Radio, Military -- United States -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; Boatanchor; A1A; Morse Code; CW
Downloads: 955 (1 review)
Old Time Radio Programs. Eyes Aloft.
Keywords: Old Time Radio; Eyes Aloft; WW2; WWII; Homefront
Downloads: 7,753 (1 review)
|1947 Radio News - WA4CZD|
News from 1947. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1947 news file dump. Plus some talk shows and specials. Any typo or error is mine.
Keywords: 1947; House Un-American Activities Committee; Old Time Radio; World War II: Postwar issues; News; United Nations; Cold War; HUAC; Reconstruction (1939-1951); Marshall Plan; OTR; Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959
Downloads: 3,051 (1 review)
|BOSTON BLACKIE TV SHOW|
"Toy Factory Murder"
Keywords: boston blackie
Downloads: 2,549 (2 reviews)
|America's Town Meeting of the Air|
Old Time Radio Programs, America's Town Meeting of the Air Many Thanks To "Rusty Nail" Who Sent these wonderful Programs and Clips thru the various trading Groups.
Keywords: Old Time Radio; America's Town Meeting of the Air; Public Affairs Broadcasts
Downloads: 3,698 (2 reviews)
|The Fat Man: Thirty-Two Friends of Gina Lardelli|
A beautiful wayward young woman (Rita Moreno) has apparently committed suicide, however thirty-two friends engage the services of Detective Lucius Crane (Robert Middleton) to prove it was murder and ensure her a proper Catholic burial. Unaired Pilot from 1958 or 59.
Keywords: Classic TV; The Fat Man; Rita Moreno
Downloads: 2,243 (2 reviews)
AN EXPLANATION OF THE PRINCIPLE OF THE NEW VACUUM GEARSHIFT, AND HOW IT CONTRIBUTES TO COMFORT, EASE OF DRIVING, & SAFETY.
Keywords: need keyword
Downloads: 2,809 (2 reviews)
|Police Headquarters - Single Episodes - Old Time Radio Researchers Group|
POLICE HEADQUARTERS There is not too much known about the series Police Headquarters. There are 39 known episodes of this police procedural series. The series was syndicated on NBC stations in 1932. Each episode is a complete story of 15 minutes, including the silent movie music at the beginning and end. There is not much to the story line: the police are notified of the crime; they investigate at the scene of the crime; and follow the leads to get their man...
Keywords: OTRR; Old Time Radio Researchers Group; Old Time Radio; OTRR Single Episodes; Police Headquarters; Police HQ; Police Procedural; 1930s; OTRR - 2009-11
Downloads: 6,668 (2 reviews)
|Date With The Angels - Pike's Pique|
An episode of the 1957-1958 TV sitcom "Date with the Angels", starring Betty White. This is the closest the show ever got to an "episode about nothing".
Keywords: Classic; TV; Television; Classic TV; Classic Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Betty White; Old; Amusement Park; Sitcom; Comedy; 1950s TV; 1950s Television; Fifties Television; Fortune Teller; Episode; Flop
Downloads: 850 (2 reviews)
|''The Trouble with Father'' - Jackie Knows All|
An episode of the US sitcom "The Trouble with Father" from 1951. In this episode, Jackie pretends to be a mind-reader, with interesting results. Complete with original commercials.
Keywords: The Trouble with Father; 1950s; Fifties; Classic TV; Television
Downloads: 2,599 (2 reviews)
|Sealtest Variety Theater|
Dorothy Lamour hosted this 1948-49 variety show that obtained some of the best guests in radio including: Abbott and Costello; Jimmy Stewart, Jack Benny, Lum and Abern; Bob Hope; Martin and Lewis, and Boris Karloff. Includes the infamous Shamrock Hotel broadcast.
Keywords: Old Time Radio; Sealtest Variety Theater; Dorothy Lamour
Downloads: 6,068 (2 reviews)
|1908 William Jennings Bryan-01-03 - William Jennings Bryan|
William Jennings Bryan - Guaranty of bank deposits 1908
Downloads: 1,754 (2 reviews)
|Down our Way|
This show has a good old fashioned storyline around neighbors helping neighbors,and using their faith in their daily lives.
Keywords: down our way; old time radio
Downloads: 1,433 (2 reviews)
|We're in the Legion Now!|
From IMDb - Two petty gangsters trying to elude their enemies join the French Foreign Legion.
Keywords: We're in the Legion Now; Reginald Denny; Vince Barnett; Esther Ralston; Claudia Dell; Public Domain; Comedy; Feature Films; 1930s
Downloads: 3,923 (3 reviews)
|Down Our Way - Old Time Radio Researchers Group|
DOWN OUR WAY Not much is known about this series. A search on the internet turned up virtually nothing, and it is not mentioned in any of the reference books, except for a short blurb in Jay Hickerson’s Ultimate Guide. However, it is a very entertaining show. The storyline revolves around neighbors helping neighbors, and using their faith in their daily lives. Believed to have been made in the early 1930s, the series is accented with the main characters practicing their choir hymnals...
Keywords: OTRR; Old Time Radio Researchers Group; Old Time Radio; OTRR Set; OTRR Certified Set; Down Our Way; 1930s; OTRR - 2008-11
Downloads: 2,919 (3 reviews)
Old Time Radio Programs, Rogers of the Gazette
Keywords: Rogers of the Gazette; Old Time Radio
Downloads: 3,602 (3 reviews)
|Claudia 83 Eps|
(82 Episodes plus 1 audition from 1947-1948 season) "Claudia" "Claudia and David," played by Patricia Ryan & Richard Kollmar, was a drama based on the Redbook magazine stories by Rose Franken and William Brown Meloney. It began as a skit on the Kate Smith Hour June 6, 1941; a month later, it became a summer series. Claudia fell in love with David during her teen years. Much of the conflict within the program, derived from the possessiveness of her mother, the "everyday drama" focusing on countin...
Keywords: Claudia; Old Time Radio; OTR Soap Opera; Kathryn Bard; Paul Crabtree
Downloads: 2,105 (2 reviews)
|Code 3: The Man With Many Faces|
An accountant with a deathly ill daughter turns to forgery. Episode 28 (1957)
Keywords: Code 3; Classic TV
Downloads: 1,829 (2 reviews)
|The Clutching Hand: Chapter 1 - Who Is the Clutching Hand? - Adrian Weiss|
Taken from IMDB: A scientist discovers a formula for making synthetic gold, but before he can reveal the secret to his colleagues at the International Research Foundation, both he and the book in which he has written the formula disappear. Super-detective Craig Kennedy and his partner are called in to find both the scientists and the formula. The Clutching Hand: Chapter 1 - Who Is the Clutching Hand? The Clutching Hand: Chapter 2 - Shadows The Clutching Hand: Chapter 3 - House of Mystery The Clu...
Keywords: Serial; Action; Crime; Mystery
Downloads: 3,062 (4 reviews)
|The 13th Man|
The murder of a district attorney is investigated by two reporters, one of whom is played by Milburn Stone (Doc Adams in "Gunsmoke").
Keywords: mystery; Milburn Stone; Monogram Pictures
Downloads: 6,019 (5 reviews)
|Fred Allen Show|
These are some episodes missing from the other large archive uploaded Here Audio Files Sourced: Fred Allen Show - Free OTR Shows
Downloads: 15,963 (3 reviews)
|Great Alaskan Mystery|
13 Part Universal Serial - Former marine flyer Jim Hudson (Milburn Stone), sidekick Bosun (Edgar Kennedy), and the lovely Ruth Miller (Marjorie Weaver) fight to retrieve a super-weapon stolen by Nazi spies. Click Here to View Part 1 Click Here to View Part 2 Click Here to View Part 3 Click Here to View Part 4 Click Here to View Part 5 Click Here to View Part 6 Click Here to View Part 7 Click Here to View Part 8 Click Here to View Part 9 Click Here to View Part 10 Click Here to View Part 11 Click...
Keywords: serial, cliffhanger
Downloads: 3,340 (5 reviews)
|Breakfast in Hollywood - Harold Lewis|
Visit the IMDB for more information.
Keywords: Comedy; Musical
Downloads: 38,738 (4 reviews)
|Trapped By Television 1936|
Not to be confused with "Murder By Television" starring Bela Lugosi. This film is about a young inventor trying to get his television system financed. A gang of crooks are out to stop him. This film is considered science fiction by many because the concept of television was still on the drawing boards in the 30's, but it's also a comedy. Stars Lyle Talbot, Mary Astor, Nat Pendleton, and Joyce Compton...
Keywords: comedy; scifi; television; feature films
Downloads: 8,469 (4 reviews)
|Fibber McGee & Molly! 1930s (63 Eps)|
(63 Episodes) Fibber McGee & Molly - 1930s The Fibber McGee & Molly Show, one of the longest-running radio sitcoms, premiered on NBC Radio Network in 1935, remaining popular until its demise in 1959 - long after radio had ceased to be the dominant form of American household entertainment. SITCOM SYNOPSIS: Much of the show's humor relied on recurring gags, unseen regulars & punchlines that popped up here & there for its many broadcast years...
Keywords: Fibber McGee & Molly; Old Time Radio; OTR Comedy; 1930s Sitcom
Downloads: 34,102 (6 reviews)
|Relaxed Wife, The - On Film, Inc.|
Remarkable, surreal industrial film promoting "Atarax," a tranquilizer, and asserting how "ataraxic medicines" can help us all to achieve the relaxed state we long for. Created by Coni Johnston, Mel London, Joseph Cole, Bert Spielvogel, Tracy Ward (a pseudonym for Virginia Bell) and by Rune Hagman, Delores Phox, Jeanne Sharp, Dick Brophy, M. Opelle, Herb Hagens.
Keywords: Psychology; Pharmaceutical industry; Medicine: Psychiatry
Downloads: 36,590 (9 reviews)
|Biography in Sound - WA4CZD|
Biography in Sound was an hour-long documentary radio program that was produced and broadcast in the 1950s. It's one of the best examples of radio excellence - the production is exemplary and I find every episode to be compelling. It's one of my favorites; I don't understand why it isn't more well known! Each episode featured multiple guests, who often were peers or friends of the person who was the featured subject...
Keywords: Biography in Sound; Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965; Old Time Radio; Winston Churchill; OTR; Thornton Wilder; Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975; Sinclair Lewis; Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951; George M Cohan; Cohan, George M. (George Michael), 1878-1942; H V Kaltenborn; Kaltenborn, H. V. (Hans), 1878-1965; Connie Mack; Mack, Connie, 1862-1956; Fred Allen; Allen, Fred, 1894-1956; Robert Benchley; Benchley, Robert, 1889-1945; Fiorello La Guardia; La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947; H L Mencken; Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956; George Washington; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Herbert Hoover; Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964; Grantland Rice; Rice, Grantland, 1880-1954; Jerome Kern; Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945; Albert Schweitzer; Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965; Thomas Wolfe; Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938; Babe Ruth; Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948; George Gershwin; Gershwin, George, 1898-1937; John L Lewis; Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969; Jazz; Leo Durocher; Durocher, Leo, 1906-1991; WC Fields; Fields, W. C. (William Claude), 1880-1946; George Bernard Shaw; Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950; Baseball; Frank Lloyd Wright; Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959; Ethel Barrymore; Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959; Grandma Moses; Moses, Grandma, 1860-1961; Knute Rockne; Rockne, Knute, 1888-1931; Alexander Woollcott; Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943; Mary Martin; Martin, Mary, 1913-1990; Woodrow Wilson; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Arturo Toscanini; Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957; Ernie Pyle; Pyle, Ernie, 1900-1945; Eddie Rickenbacker; Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973; Gertrude Lawrence; Lawrence, Gertrude, 1898-1952; Sigmund Romberg; Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951; John Golden; Golden, John, 1874-1955; Ray Bradbury; Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012; Arch Oboler; Oboler, Arch, 1907-1987; Franklin Roosevelt; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Thornton Wilder; Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975; F Scott Fitzgerald; Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940; Ernest Hemingway; Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961; Carl Sandburg; Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967; Alexander Woollcott; Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943; Alben W Barkley; Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956; Danny Kaye; Kaye, Danny, 1917-2011; Clarence Darrow; Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938; Theodore Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt, 1858-1919; Stan Kenton; Kenton, Stanley Newcomb, 1911-1979; Franklin P Adams; Adams, Franklin P. (Franklin Pierce), 1881-1960
Downloads: 10,159 (5 reviews)
Alice Kendall is part of the social elite, and her mother has spent a fortune giving her luxuries. When Alice marrries Fred Garlan her mother wishes him luck as he will need it. Alice wants a new sable coat but Fred can't afford it. When she shows up with a coat, suspicions start to fly. Mystic Nights Videos
Keywords: June Collyer; Lloyd Hughes; Owen Moore; Dorothy Christy; Jameson Thomas; Gwen Lee; Robert Agnew; Nella Walker; Martha Mattox; Arthur Hoyt; Mystic Nights Videos
Downloads: 13,962 (7 reviews)
|Stand By for Crime - Old Time Radio Researchers Group|
STAND BY FOR CRIME This show, from the early 1950s, is a good example of the true story style of delivery made popular in radio's classic crime shows Gangbusters and Mr. District Attorney. Of course, the best and most popular of the true crime shows was Dragnet -- the monotone, "just the facts" style demanded by Jack Webb in the show made two points at once: first, that the show wasn't a typical melodramatic crime show, as had been on radio since "the good old days", and more importantly, th...
Keywords: OTRR; Old Time Radio Researchers Group; Old Time Radio; OTRR Set; Stand By for Crime; OTRR - 2006-07
Downloads: 6,921 (5 reviews)
|The Pay Off (1935) - Robert Florey|
NOTE: DESCRIPTION CORRECTED. This is about a crime fighting newspaperman. Brad McKay, played by Lee Tracy, whom I have never heard of, works with the police to solve a case involving $100k and some murders. He is wisecracking and thinks his way, rapidly, out of the surprises. Visit: VintageNewscast.com
Keywords: the pay off; vintage
Downloads: 19,266 (11 reviews)
|Gang Busters! (1954/55) created by Phillips H. Lord|
Ten "Gang Busters!" episodes: The Boilat-Fiaschetti case (1954), The Graham Dennis case (1955), The Karpis case (1955), The Herbert Noble case (1955), The Mendoro case (1955), The John Dillinger case (1955), The O'Dell-Griffin case (1954), The Phantom case (1955), The Unholy Three case (1955), The Van Meter case (1955).
Keywords: Classic TV; Gang Busters!; 1950's Television; Crime; Crime Drama; Criminal; Criminals
Downloads: 7,468 (10 reviews)
|Big John and Little Sparky|
Downloads: 6,325 (7 reviews)
|You Can Tell by the Teller - Wilding Picture Productions|
Instructional film for telephone business office cashiers (tellers) who interact with the public, with a heavy dose of period sexism.
Keywords: Occupations: Clerical; Occupations: Customer service; Communication: Telephone
Downloads: 6,924 (10 reviews)
An engrossing film noir with Mickey Rooney, Peter Lorre, and Jeanne Cagney. Needing money for a date, Rooney borrows $20 from the cash register, starting a chain of events that includes car theft, burglary, and possibly murder. Read more at the IMDB. (The video is interlaced in both the MPEG2 file and the Cinepack. If viewing with VLC, deinterlace with menu-path Video/Deinterlace/Blend.) This is a better copy than the previous versions that were uploaded...
Keywords: suspense; noir; crime; Mickey Rooney; Peter Lorre
Downloads: 140,541 (12 reviews)
A film that's cheap, silly, and short. And it has Zasu Pitts.
Keywords: comedy; musical
Downloads: 16,753 (9 reviews)
|Fibber McGee and Molly - 1941|
Fibber McGee and Molly - 1941
Downloads: 92,243 (8 reviews)
|Our Miss Brooks|
Our Miss Brooks began as a radio series in 1948 and migrated to television in 1952 and soon became one of the first hits of the so-called "Golden Age of Television", and making famous Eve Arden (1908-1990) as Comely, a wisecracking, but humane high school English teacher Connie Brooks. (Sourced Our Miss Brooks - Free OTR Shows ) UPDATE: 190 more episodes added. Click Here
Keywords: Our Miss Brooks; Old Time Radio; OTR
Downloads: 32,186 (14 reviews)
Detonation of the hydrogen bomb. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Downloads: 48,780 (21 reviews)